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Krups XP1500 Coffee and Espresso Combination Machine, Black

alaTest has collected and analyzed 62 reviews of Krups XP1500 Coffee and Espresso Combination Machine, Black. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Coffee & Espresso Makers for all reviews. Views about the size and capacity are generally positive. The price and maintenance also get good feedback, but there are some less positive reviews about the reliability and durability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Coffee & Espresso Makers the Krups XP1500 Coffee and Espresso Combination Machine, Black is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: Tom (

Not a good buy



Poor Quality plastics

Dec, 2007

Consumer review by: BHG (

great value and taste


i love the product, and the value. the coffee container is hard to swong open and close, but you get used to it.

Easy To Clean,Easy To Use,Great Taste,Large Water Container,Quick Brewing

Loud,Rough Operation

Aug, 2009

Consumer review by: Shell (

coffee review


Water leaks out a little if you set it all up at night for the morning. But if you just leave the water out then it's fine. Easy to use. I wish the coffee was a little hotter, but I like really hot for most it's probably fine.

Easy To Clean,Easy To Use,Great Taste,Large Water Container,Quick Brewing

Feb, 2009

Consumer review by: lynda (



We have had several Krups combo coffee/espresso machines and the coffee was always excellent. The espresso from this unit isn't hot, therefore, the coffee isn't robust. It's like having regular coffee. Other negatives: The unit cannot brew both coffees...

Quick Brewing

Coffee basket always wet,Messy

Feb, 2009

Consumer review by: The Coffee Drinker (

Great Coffee-Filter Hard to Open


The coffee is wonderful and brews quickly. The only downside is the filter holder is hard to open. I don't know how long it will last before it breaks.

Easy To Clean,Great Taste,Large Water Container,Quick Brewing

Jan, 2009

Consumer review by: CaffeinoMom (

XP1500 Combination Coffee Maker/Espresso Machine


I wish that it would have included the frothing pitcher. I also think that the steamer

Easy To Use

Hard To Clean

Jan, 2009

Consumer review by: cat (

Simple but gets the job done


Use the machine daily for espresso/cappuccino. Machine is simple and easy to use delivering a consistently tasty cup of coffee, though I'm still trying to master the perfect froth.

Easy To Clean,Easy To Use,Great Taste,Quick Brewing

Jan, 2009

Consumer review by: pythagoras (

very good brew [...]


consistently brews great coffee and espresso. easy to operate. perfect for the regular coffee/espresso drinker that doesn't want to spend a fortune. i actually prefer to brew my own instead of going to the coffee shop now.

Easy To Clean,Easy To Use,Great Taste

Jan, 2009

Consumer review by: Dr. Sexy (

Decent coffee maker. Good value.


Lesser quality materials than model it replaces.

Easy To Clean,Easy To Use,Great Taste,Quick Brewing

Jan, 2009

Consumer review by: Meridray (

Krupps XP1500 Coffee/Expresso Machine


This was replacing both Gevalia Coffee maker and a Mr. Coffee Espresso Machine. It is not as good as either. I bought it because of Krupps reputation and was very disappointed. Although it is attractive sitting on the counter, the coffee maker is not...

Jan, 2009

Product Specifications

Passion. Precision. Perfection. The Krups heritage of German engineered coffee machines and food preparation appliances provides clear functional, rigorous design at the highest level of technical perfection, performance and quality. Working with leading European designers, the product series also represents the newest European designs yet maintains the rigorous and clearly functional characteristics synonymous with Krups products. Designed and built for those who continuously seek out new gourmet experiences and take pleasure in discovering and understanding how things are done well, the Krups range provides the tools that deliver genuine results, performance and taste. Inspired by experts and demanding consumers with uncompromising standards of performance, the new Krups series has been built with three key attributes in mind: Passion, Precision and Perfection. The Krups XP1500 Steam Combi Machine has a 10 cup coffee maker and a 4 bar steam espresso machine. Easy to use, the water level indicator clearly shows how much water is in the tank and it has a convenient steam nozzle for easy frothing of milk on the espresso side.